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Too Hot to Handle (Vehicle Overheating)

In the hot weather, seeing steam coming from the engine compartment is something we all dread. No one wants that to happen to them. But if you know the signs of overheating and how to deal with it, you may be able to reduce the risk of damage to your vehicle, maybe even prevent getting stranded ... Read More

Keeping Your Engine Cool in Omaha, Nebraska

The cooling system keeps Nebraska vehicle's engines from overheating while they are driving around Omaha. Its job is to move heat away from the engine. Let's talk about the various components of the system and how they make this happe... Read More

Coolant Service at Tuffy Omaha (Evans St)

Omaha residents' vehicles have to operate in a wide range of Nebraska temperatures which requires the engine coolant to be able to perform 'no matter what.' Think for a moment about the environment where the coolant does its thing. V... Read More

Engine Hydration for Omaha Drivers: Role of Your Water Pump

The cooling system in an engine has five components: the radiator, the radiator cap, the hoses, the thermostat and the water pump. The water is literally the heart of the system. Just as your own heart keeps your blood circulating through your body, the water pump keeps coolant circulating throug... Read More

Smart Omaha Drivers Protect Against Overheating

Engines get hot when they run. This heat can build up and damage vital engine parts, so engines need a cooling system to keep them running. Cooling system failure is the most common mechanical failure in vehicles. This is unfortunate, because these failures are usually easy for Omaha driv... Read More

Coolant/Antifreeze Service at Tuffy Omaha (Evans St)

Anyone who drives a car in Omaha knows that engines get hot when they run. But did you know that engines need to be cooled to keep running? Heat inside an engine can cause the metal parts to expand, which can seize up an engine and make it stop running. It can even ruin the entire engine!... Read More

Not So Hot in Omaha

When the weather turns cold, it's nice to crank up the furnace and enjoy the heat. But if your home's furnace doesn't work, it's not too comfortable. Same goes with your vehicle. When the heater's not working, things can get miserable. It could also signal some major problems, which we'll discuss... Read More

Tuffy Omaha (Evans St) Radiator Service

The coolant system is a vital part of your vehicle. It is also the second most common cause for vehicle failures. Even though coolant system failure is fairly common in Omaha, it is easy to prevent.The most recognizable part of the coolant system is the radiator. It is connected to the en... Read More

Coolant/Antifreeze Service in Omaha, Nebraska

Omaha auto owners may know that most automotive failures in Omaha, Nebraska are tire related, but do you know the second most common cause for vehicle failure? Nope, it's not teenagers. It is the coolant system. But, if you take good care of your vehicle coolant system, it will take good care ... Read More

Cool Running in Omaha

Unless you live in Death Valley, you really don't hear much any more about cars overheating. That's because cooling systems in vehicles have been much improved. That doesn't mean you can't overheat your vehicle engine, though. Without proper preventive maintenance, you could still find yourself... Read More

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